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Richard Peddie: "At best, I'd be neutral" when it comes to hosting NHL's summer tournament
June 30 2020
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June 30: NBA Bubble Thoughts With Agent Bernie Lee
June 30 2020
Scott and Ziggy discuss NBA players opting out of the bubble in Orlando. David Amber offers his opinion on if the draft lottery format works as intended (1:02:35). NBA agent Bernie Lee explains how his clients feel about the league’s return (1:27:45). Donnovan Bennett talks about the importance of players using their platform to instill […]
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Richard Peddie: "At best, I'd be neutral" when it comes to hosting NHL's summer tournament
June 30 2020
The former head of MLSE talks about where he would begin with prepping the organisation to be a hub city for the return of the NHL, the economic impact for the city hosting the games, why he's neutral with bidding for the tournament, what may be holding up the NHL from deciding on a location, the financial hit the league is taking due to the pandemic, and if he envisions a permanent change in how fans will attend games.
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NBA agent: The game's a platform for players to provide an example
June 30 2020
Bernie Lee of Thread Sports Management shares his thoughts on the appropriateness of playing during the pandemic & social unrest, the general pulse among players about how safe it is to play in the Disney bubble, and the relationship between the league & the NBPA.
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Why Andrew Raycroft can see a wave of fringe NHLers head to Europe
June 29 2020
The NESN studio analyst gives his takes on the result of the NHL Draft Lottery, why this draft may have a strong European flavour, the likelihood of a significant number of borderline NHLers heading to Europe given the concerning COVID-19 numbers in America, and the biggest question mark & opportunity for the Bruins in the summer tournament.
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